Sara Suzuki is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at CIRCLE, working on projects at the intersection of activism and community change. Her research focuses on the development of young people as sociopolitical actors who resist and challenge systems of oppression. She employs the theoretical frameworks of critical consciousness and positive youth development in her work. In her research, Sara also pursues methodological innovation in anti-racist and anti-oppressive research (e.g., QuantCrit). Sara has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology from Boston College, and a B.A. in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis. She currently serves on the “Emerging Scholars” and “Inclusion, Equity, and Social Justice” committees in the Society for Research on Adolescence and is an active member of a Boston-based community organizing home.